Jack Haberfield - Origins EP - [one019]
Last year, Haberfield's 12" release "through the looking glass" earned him a spotlight on the BBC after dominating The Breezeblock airwaves on Radio 1. Soon, his music found its way onto the playlists of DJs such as Dave Clarke and Jeff Mills.
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That release showcased his panache for harder edged techno, but Origins rewards its listeners with depth and melody. Here, Haberfield explores the fringes of classic techno while still lending an ear to more modern influences via scattered minimalist beats and chilled atmospheres.
Carefully wrought with insistent melodies and the occasional dash of dub, the EP culminates in a mesmerizing flow that will pull you into his growing base of listeners.